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281 Possible Causes for Anemia, Occult Blood Positive

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Chronic or occult gastrointestinal bleeding is not apparent to the patient and usually presents as positive fecal occult blood or iron deficiency anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Although severe anemia can theoretically result in anemic hypoxia, vulnerable pallidal lesions have rarely been described in anemic patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Robust patients with brown stools that test positive for occult blood, on the other hand, may harbor a deadly malignancy or a rapidly fatal aortoenteric fistula.[web.archive.org]

  • Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

    Fecal occult blood was positive in all six cases. Serum hemoglobin, potassium, calcium and protein were below the normal range in two cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 54-year-old woman, diagnosed as MDS the prior year after evaluation of anemia, visited our hospital with the chief complaint of epigastric discomfort.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Anemia, positive stool occult blood, serum electrolyte disturbances, and low serum proteins are the main clinical features of patients with Cronkhite-Canada syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    CONCLUSION: This study did not uncover relationships between anemia and HRQoL or anemia and fatigue after nonvariceal AUGIB.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Arteriovenous malformations of the stomach are rare; blood loss may be manifested either by chronic anemia or by massive recurrent hemorrhage.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of an unusually large Brunneroma in a patient who presented with fresh melena and anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Jejunal Diverticulosis

    […] case of left-sided paraduodenal hernia and jejunal diverticulosis is described in 75-year-old man who presented with chronic intermittent abdominal pain, weight loss, and anemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Medical therapy is helpful in controlling diarrhea and anemia, while surgical therapy can give excellent results in treating complications or refractory symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As anemia was not improved by conservative therapy and selective superior mesenteric angiogram revealed a bleeding lesion in the jejunum, emergency operation was performed[jlc.jst.go.jp]

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Colon

    […] fecal occult blood test.[merckmanuals.com] Laboratory results showed anemia and elevated CA 125 levels.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] No other abnormal laboratory results were found except that 1 patient had anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Colonic Polyp

    Fecal occult blood was positive on two occasions. On examination, a vague mass was palpable in the left upper quadrant of abdomen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The result is iron deficiency anemia, which can make you feel tired and short of breath.[mayoclinic.com] Polyps may be identified when performing a colonoscopy after a positive bowel cancer screening test (faecal occult blood test), for a family history of bowel cancer, for a[gastronorth.com.au]

  • Peptic Esophagitis

    Patients with dysphagia, odynophagia, weight loss, and/or anemia should undergo endoscopy in a facilitated manner because of a higher risk of malignancy.[gastrointestinalatlas.com] blood positive test acute presentation: melena / hematochezia (20%) hematemesis (30%) both melena and hematemesis (50%) perforation affects up to 6% of ulcer patients 1 generalized[radiopaedia.org] […] hemorrhage most common complication affecting 14% of ulcer patients 1 most common cause of upper gastrointestinal tract hemorrhage variable presentation incidental: fecal occult[radiopaedia.org]

  • Celiac Disease

    How often is a positive faecal occult blood test the result of coeliac disease? Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2003 ; 15 : 1097 –1100.[bloodjournal.org] anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: Celiac disease may present with hematological abnormalities including long-standing anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cecal Adenocarcinoma

    CASE REPORT A 69-year-old female with a history of hypertension and diabetes mellitus came to the outpatient clinic due to positive results of a stool occult blood test during[kjco.org] Abstract A 23-year-old male presented with occult gastrointestinal bleeding and iron deficiency anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] blood loss.[radiopaedia.org]

  • Colonic Angiodysplasia

    The patient presented with anemia unexpectedly before her aortic valve replacement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Colonoscopy Stool test for occult (hidden) blood (a positive test result suggests bleeding from the colon) It is important to find the cause of bleeding in the colon and[medlineplus.gov] In the subgroup of patients with anemia, mean hemoglobin levels increased from 9.3 (range, 5.5-12.2) g/dl before treatment to 12.6 (range, 7.4-16.7) g/dl after treatment ([ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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